God’s power made perfect in our weakness – what does that look like?
What does the power of holiness look like dressed-up in ordinary lives of grace?
“Summon the heros!” Here they are. These are the ‘powerful ones.’
The RELENTLESS POWER of LOVE
the strongest power in the universe; nothing can stand against;
The Cross of Jesus Christ is the real aggressor on the stage of human history
The MYSTERIOUS POWER of JOY
St. Paul: “... in all our troubles my joy knows no bounds (2 Cor. 7:4)
The SUSTAINING POWER of PEACE
in the midst of a postmodern world of gun violence, selling of baby body parts and the legalization of perverse sexuality. Jesus DOES give peace (Jn. 14:27)
The QUIET POWER of PATIENCE
in an age of instant gratification and next day Amazon deliveries, patient people quietly confess their trust in a sovereign Lord
The DISARMING POWER OF KINDNESS AND GENTLENESS
“A gentle answer turns away wrath” (Prov. 15:1)
The STRONG POWER OF SELF-CONTROL
the strength of moderation in an age of gluttony, conspicuous consumption and bing viewing
The AWESOME POWER OF FIDELITY
a possible mentor for the Mens Initiative I met this past week, smiled large as he one-upped my 39 years of marriage with: “43 years!”
The BEAUTIFUL POWER OF MEEKNESS
the chosen posture to not assert myself, demand my rights, or need to be in control
The SIMPLE POWER OF TRUTHFULNESS
Tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth and God will so help you.
“If you tell the truth, you never have to remember anything” – Mark Twain
The SUSTAINING POWER OF AFFIRMATION & GRATITUDE of others.
The hand written thank-you note instead of the critical e-mail. Very powerful!
The ALWAYS-IN-STYLE-POWER OF MODESTY
where godly women give themselves away only to their husband’s eyes and not to every man that walks past.